Job could be on line at office party

Holidays excite wrapping paper manufacturer

Charities want donors to give stock options

Home renovations, trips replace traditional gifts

Erased: company loses it all when $17,000 worth of computer records disappear

AT&T president replaces head of ailing consumer unit

Poses choice of skating or robbery

Tackle S.C. car rates

Asserts Beasley `lied' about banner

Questions call for retirement-age hike

Is U.N. listening?

Distances Santa from mall policy

Suggests another Christmas shortcut

Urges `Scrooges'

Contemplates U.S. global concerns

Don't cry for Eva

Let's not legalize pot

Denounces video poker's comeback

Gas tax gouge

Defends embattled youth program

Colonial Williamsburg interpreters re-create slaves' Christmas customs

Eilat is suitable place to take a breather

Lighting up the holidays

Innovation has brightened Christmas trees over years

Ethnic cards convey cultural diversity

Private school begins modestly

Seasonal favorites - Augusta authors reveal treasured holiday works

Golden Hawks take title

Edwards' heads-up play results in crown

20th-century technology brings 18th-, 19th-century books to life

'Tis better to give

Gifts let congressmen travel

Pets may not be ideal gifts

Husbands of soldiers lack formal support

Turkey group quietly grows

Booknotes - new book from Aiken native out

Defense drives Panthers

Business briefs - GIW Industries bought by German subsidiary

Policing the police: Officers often face inquiry

Cost-cutting crucial for HMO program

Area Briefs

Volunteers give good will to mankind

Inmates' numbers decline

Two states do battle over tritium production

Releases promised by rebels

Parking ticket penalty unclear

Effects of Welfare reform feared

North Carolina wins Shrine

Spiritual business

Movie actress McQueen remembered for kindness

Gas prices might keep some home

Process is tested at SRS

River rivals unequal in tourism

Redistricting may touch local seats

Aiken hopes art center spurs downtown growth

Romance in uniform - the rules can be blurry

Carolers share joy of season

Gingrich admits violations

Students answer Santa's mail

Teamwork leads Dogs over struggling Cougars

Weary Terps win

Jaguars use Means to an end result - win

Miss kicks new life into Jags

By rehiring Jobs, Apple Computer tries to put smile back on Mac users

The Web at warp speed - a primer on fast access

With Jobs' return, Apple goes back to its core

Marty's mischief tickles toddlers with sound-activated control

Apple chief says expect `lots of new stuff' in '97

The Web at warp speed - a primer on fast access

DC Webgrrls - `It's like a cigar club for women'

DC Webgrrls - `It's like a cigar club for women'

Encryption still tightly controlled

Apple chief says expect `lots of new stuff' in '97